Forecasters warn of extreme fire danger in Ukraine

Синоптики предупреждают о чрезвычайном уровне пожарной опасности в Украине

On Saturday, August 18, in some regions of Ukraine will be observed the extraordinary level of fire danger and thunderstorms, hail and squalls. About it reports a press-service of the State service of Ukraine on emergency situations with reference to Ukrgidromettsentr.

So, according to meteorologists, August 18-20, Ukraine, in addition to most areas of the Western, Zhitomir, Vinnytsia, August 19-20 and also Kiev regions, prevail extreme (grade 5) fire danger levels.

It is also noted that on 18 August in the Western, Northern, Vinnytsia, Cherkasy and Poltava regions of the places there will be thunderstorms, hail and squalls of 15-20 m/s.

Recall that yesterday, August 17th, in Lviv at about 17:00 began a short but intense downpour. For half an hour the town was flooded. Rescuers evacuated 130 people from flooded minibuses and cars.

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